Monthly Archives: May 2012

The 2012 Penn-York Rally Results

The Northeast Rally Club, which I am a member of, held the Penn-York Rally in Beach Lake, Pennsylvania: May 18-20, 2012.  This is one of two rallies that the Northeast Rally Club typically hold each year. I got a few … Continue reading

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The Vincent Comet: The Black Shadow’s Half Brother

I attended the 2012 British Iron Association of Massachusetts’ Spring Bike Show in Oxford, MA.  I was pleased to see a Vincent Comet on display.  Unfortunately the 500cc Vincent Comet has spent its life in the shadow of the more well-known and … Continue reading

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More Car-Related Record Album Covers

Jim Blumenfeld is very interesting fellow who you can see as a Stage Captain at the New England Forest Rally, Stage Captain at all of the Rally New York events, and he has driven the pace car at SCCA events at the … Continue reading

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The Mercedes-Benz 300 SL: The Most Desireable 20th Century Sports Car?

In the early 1950s Mercedes-Benz built a very successful racing sports car that did well at Le Mans, the Nurburgring, and at the Carrera Panamericana in Mexico.  From this base car, Mercedes-Benz decided to develop a production version of the 300 … Continue reading

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Cadillac Potpourri From the 2012 Cadillac Day at the Larz Anderson Museum

This past Sunday I went for a motorcycle ride to the Larz Anderson Museum of Transportation in Brookline, Massachusetts.  The museum was celebrating Cadillac Day with a collection of Cadillac and LaSalle cars on the lawn around the museum.  This was … Continue reading

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MG Arnolt on Display At Larz Anderson Museum

This weekend I went to the Larz Anderson Museum of Transportation in Brookline, Massachusetts to attend Cadillac Day, one of their many lawn events that are held throughout the summer.  After I had checked out the numerous Cadillacs on display … Continue reading

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Dan Knott: Chrysler Executive Passes

In the most recent issue of Autoweek magazine there was a brief note about the passing of Chrysler executive Dan Knott.  I did not know Dan very well, but I recall competing against him at Targa Newfoundland, when he was there as … Continue reading

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Big Lap 16 Rally Coming Up On June 16, 2012

This past week details of an upcoming time-speed-distance (TSD) rally in New Hampshire were released.  The Big Lap 16 rally will be the 16th running of  rally that has become a staple in northeast USA.  Last year, this rally was … Continue reading

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The Stylish MGA Is Very Impressive

I recently saw very nice MGA and frankly I had forgotten how good-looking these cars are.  The car has that smooth styling that is so common in the sports cars of the 1950s. MGA Spotted In Michelbach, Germany The MGA sports car was announced in … Continue reading

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Using My Updated Terratrip 101 Plus at the Baden Classic

I recently competed in the Baden Classic, a oldtimer” rally that is part of the ADAC FIVA Historic Cup series in Germany.  At this rally I was the navigator for Harald von Langsdorff in his 1958 Mercedes-Benz 220S Cabriolet.  Harald von Langsdorff and His … Continue reading

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